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Senior Electrician's Assistant (Department of Athletics)


Senior Electrician's Assistant (Department of Athletics)

  • R0041105
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Trades & Engineering
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Senior Electrician's Assistant to support the department's Facilities and Game Operations office.

This position will support the Department of Athletics' goal of providing operational excellence through consistent, cost effective, and reliable maintenance and service for the Athletics Maintenance Shop. This position performs work which involves repairing, installing, connecting, and maintaining electrical systems and equipment in buildings utilized by the Athletics Department, student-athletes, sports fans, and the general public. Core responsibilities include exemplary customer service to internal and external constituents by performing set up and teardown of electrical components, scoreboards, video boards, game controls equipment, sound systems and any other electrical devices that support athletic events in the department's venues.

Duties include:
  • Assist skilled journey level mechanics in performing routine system maintenance, preventative maintenance, building, construction, equipment repairs, assessing problems, undertaking corrective actions, and site cleanup. Can address specialized areas within a specific trade, such as quality and temperature control.
  • Develop an increasing knowledge of types of material and equipment used for the various utility systems involved in University projects.
  • Maintain accurate records on time tickets, job requests, and work orders.
  • Determine material and equipment for specific jobs, as well as initiate purchase orders.
  • Maintain compliance with OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations. Use personal safety equipment as instructed, and act in accordance with safety guidelines.
  • Meet with and respond to customer requests on work status in coordination with supervisor.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: Four years of work experience in a specific trade.

Anticipated Hiring Range: $19.50-23.50/hour, dependent upon qualifications. This is a full-time, benefits and overtime eligible position. Employees’ benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off
  • Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits after the first year
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.

The selected candidate will pass a background check. Please do not forward any applicant materials directly to staff of the Department of Athletics, as only applications received through this system will be considered.


Please apply through Workday , and search for R0041105 . Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching ‘Find Jobs.’ Complete an application online with the following documents:

• Resume

• Cover letter

• Contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman .


Employee will be required to lift various weights, climb ladders and stairs in order to complete jobs. The use of both hands and a repetitive motion will be required while performing duties.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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